CHILD CARE CRISIS Dried Up Federal Funding May Dramatically Increase Child Care Costs
Reported by: Deborah Linz
Videographer: Troy Morgan
Web Producer: Deborah Linz
Reported: Jul. 24, 2012 4:15 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 25, 2012 10:21 AM EDT
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